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Mozambique: Victory For LGBT Community As Anti-Gay Law Removed

Mozambique: Victory For LGBT Community As Anti-Gay Law Removed

Mozambique has overturned an anti-gay law which has been on the law books since Portuguese colonial times.A new penal code, signed into law in December last, came into effect yesterday, Monday 29th, and effectively decriminalises homosexuality, which has been a crime in Mozambique since 1886. However, since 1975, when the country became independent, no-one has […]

A Pride To Make Us Proud!  Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade 2015

A Pride To Make Us Proud! Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade 2015

The joy was palpable.Each person marching had pride in their stride! The crowd of over 50,000 held flags and banners aloft, as they marched as one mass, with smiling faces painted and brightly-coloured clothes.

US: HRC Call To Remove Obstacles To Marriage Equality Immediately

US: HRC Call To Remove Obstacles To Marriage Equality Immediately

After Friday’s (26th) sweeping ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, striking down bans on marriage equality in all 50 states, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, called on state officials to act with all deliberate speed to remove remaining obstacles to marriage […]

Opinion: Thank You, Dublin Pride

Opinion: Thank You, Dublin Pride

Scott De Buitléir writes about yesterday’s massive celebrations at Dublin LGBTQ Pride, and the end to a remarkable, symbolic festival. It’s Sunday afternoon, and I’m in the living room of my apartment, occasionally throwing my eyes up to glimpse at some classic episode of Friends. Meanwhile, my boyfriend naps after his post-Pride breakfast, snoring softly […]

Concrete Soup Presents: Dave Nuremberg At Arthur’s

Concrete Soup Presents: Dave Nuremberg At Arthur’s

Dave Nuremberg Arthur’s Bar, Thomas Street, Dublin, Saturday 4th July 2015 Doors 7.30pm, €5  Dave Nuremberg is the nom de guerre of Dublin based electronic music writer/producer, Trevor O’Reilly. Better known as half of Dublin act Ambulance, he has released music both as a solo act and as part of other collaborations on labels such […]

Dublin LGBTQ Pride 28th: Ceremony of Remembrance & Closing Ceremony

Dublin LGBTQ Pride 28th: Ceremony of Remembrance & Closing Ceremony

Winding down on Sunday after such an action-packed Pride Day on Saturday, it’s time to reflect on those loved ones not lucky enough to be with us for these historic celebrations. Dublin LGBTQ Pride Ceremony of Love and Remembrance Join us as we remember our loved ones and community members this Pride season who are […]

HAPPY PRIDE from BeLonGTo!

HAPPY PRIDE from BeLonGTo!

Happy Pride To all our supporters  allies, volunteers and friends a very very Happy Pride from everyone here at BeLonG To Youth Services, thanks so much for all your support and encouragement over the last year. The year we changed forever what it means to grow up LGBT in Ireland